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The HTA has made it easier for you to see our latest inspection reports.
The first public guides to the Human Tissue Authority’s (HTA) Codes of Practice have been published today.
The HTA Portal is temporarily offline due to maintenance and essential upgrade work but will be back up and running by Monday 20 November.
The HTA’s Triennial Review The HTA’s triennial review was conducted by the Cabinet Office to provide assurance to the Department of Health and the public that the HTA’s functions are still required and that we are operating efficiently.
The HTA has published its annual Business Plan for 2017/18 and a refreshed version of our three-year Strategy.
Today the HTA launched its redesigned online portal.
Allan Marriott-Smith has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA). Allan will take up leadership of the regulator for tissue and organs on 6 July. Allan was previously the HTA’s Director for Strategy and Quality.
In 2013 Justin McCracken was commissioned by the Government to review the work of the HTA and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA).
Each year, the Authority undertakes a strategic review in order to develop a Strategic Plan for the coming three years.
The HTA has now kicked off a review of our codes of practice. The first stage of this will take place between now and September and is looking at the structure and accessibility of the codes.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) launched its annual review publication for 2013/14: Regulating for the public good at its annual event yesterday.
The Human Tissue Authority has responded to the Better Regulation Delivery Office's (